For over 70 years the Artist Series has been bringing the world's finest jazz, classical, world music, and dance performers to Boulder. We invite you to join the over 16,000 Artist Series patrons who come every year to experience both world-renowned and emerging artists. Last season many Artist Series performances sold out; order season tickets today to guarantee the best seats.
All Artist Series performances take place in historic Macky Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. unless otherwise noted.
Dance, science, ancient Asian puppetry and traditional fables intertwine in choreographer and “punk ballerina” Karole Armitage’s powerful exploration of connections between humans and animals, sci
Once every four years all eyes are upon the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition.
Sensual, exotic and ethereally alive, “Botanica” evokes nature’s wonder in a visual odyssey of athletic dance, fantastical imagery and illusion, and music, from Vivaldi to birdsong.
A Solstice Celebration - Take a joyous voyage through world holiday music, from the songs of Chanukah and Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights, to Vince Guaraldi’s beloved “A Charlie Brown Christmas” and favorite traditional carols.
Keyboardist Chick Corea and banjoist Béla Fleck will take you on an enchanting journey from blues to bluegrass, country to classical.
One of the world’s premier ensembles devoted to period instrument performance, the Venice Baroque Orchestra has performed around the world and won critical acclaim.
TAO fuses the explosive power of Taiko drumming with fiery athleticism and color into a thrilling modern interpretation of this ancient art form, performed by men and women who have trained for ye
Ray Bradbury’s disturbingly prescient, dystopian, yet ultimately hopeful tale of censorship and the narcotic effects of media comes alive in this brilliant stage adaptation from New York’s “classi
Led by one of the greatest jazz pianists of the last half-century, the Salsa Orchestra offers innovation even as it honors the Latin orchestral tradition.